Gloeophyllum sepiarium (Wulfen) P. Karst

Although this species has gills, it is a polypore.

A common polypore species in pine forests. It is a thin bracket with a distinctive undersurface of gill-like ridges as seen in the next image. Shelf size: 50–60 mm x 40–50 mm.

It is found on the wood of introduced conifers, and first observed here in the mid 1970's. It is a common fungus in the Northern Hemisphere.

The underneath side of this fungus.


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